astatic galvanometer

noun
has a moving magnet and astatic coils arranged to cancel the effect of the Earth's magnetic field
Hypernyms: ↑galvanometer
Part Meronyms: ↑astatic coils

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noun
: a galvanometer having two needles with opposite polarities that reduce the effect of the earth's magnetism

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Elect.
a galvanometer that is unaffected by the earth's magnetic field and is used for measuring small currents.
[1865-70]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • astatic galvanometer — astatinis galvanometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Galvanometras, turintis ant vienos ašies du vienodus matavimo mechanizmus matavimo paklaidoms dėl išorinio magnetinio lauko sumažinti. atitikmenys: angl. astatic… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • astatic galvanometer — astatinis galvanometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. astatic galvanometer vok. astatisches Galvanometer, n rus. астатический гальванометр, m pranc. galvanomètre astatique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • astatic galvanometer — Elect. a galvanometer that is unaffected by the earth s magnetic field and is used for measuring small currents. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • astatic galvanometer — /eɪˌstætɪk gælvəˈnɒmətə/ (say ay.statik galvuh nomuhtuh) noun a moving magnet galvanometer in which the magnets are so arranged that the earth s magnetic field (or any other uniform field) exerts no controlling torque on the moving system …   Australian English dictionary

  • Galvanometer — D Arsonval/Weston galvanometer movement with the moving coil shown in red. A galvanometer is a type of ammeter: an instrument for detecting and measuring electric current. It is an analog electromechanical transducer that produces a rotary… …   Wikipedia

  • astatic — adj. 1 not static; unstable or unsteady. 2 Physics not tending to keep one position or direction. Phrases and idioms: astatic galvanometer one in which the effect of the earth s magnetic field on the meter needle is greatly reduced. Etymology: Gk …   Useful english dictionary

  • astatic coils — noun an arrangement of coils used in sensitive electrical instruments; the coils are arranged to give zero resultant external magnetic field when a current passes through them and to have zero electromotive force induced in them by an external… …   Useful english dictionary

  • astatic — [ā stat′ik] adj. [ A 2 (not) + STATIC] 1. unstable; unsteady 2. Physics not taking a definite position or direction [an astatic needle on a galvanometer is not affected by the earth s magnetism] astatically adv. astaticism [ā stat′ə siz΄əm] n …   English World dictionary

  • astatisches Galvanometer — astatinis galvanometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Galvanometras, turintis ant vienos ašies du vienodus matavimo mechanizmus matavimo paklaidoms dėl išorinio magnetinio lauko sumažinti. atitikmenys: angl. astatic… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • astatisches Galvanometer — astatinis galvanometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. astatic galvanometer vok. astatisches Galvanometer, n rus. астатический гальванометр, m pranc. galvanomètre astatique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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